15 novembre 2020

A rare large Ge-type moonflask, Yongzheng seal mark and period (1723-1735)

Lot 182. A rare large Ge-type moonflask, Yongzheng seal mark and period (1723-1735). Height 48.5 cm, 19⅛ in. Estimate: 150,000 - 250,000 GBP. Lot sold: 189,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's. the octagonal body rising from a rectangular splayed foot to a tall cylindrical neck flanked by a pair of openwork archaistic handles, covered entirely with an unctuous creamy-grey glaze suffused with a matrix of grey and golden crackles, the footrim covered in a dark brown slip, the base... [Lire la suite]

18 septembre 2020

Christie’s HK Presents Chinese Snuff Bottles and Matching Dishes from Private Collections & The Pavilion Sale

From Left to Right: A ruby-red overlay beige glass ‘egret and lotus’ snuff bottle. Estimate: HK$80,000-100,000 / US$11,000-13,000 - A carved shadow agate ‘figures’ snuff bottle. Estimate: HK$80,000-100,000 / US$11,000-13,000 - A jadeite ‘phoenix and bamboo’ snuff bottle. Estimate: HK$160,000-300,000 / US$21,000-38,000. © Christie's Images Ltd. Hong Kong – On 8 October, 2020, Christie’s Hong Kong will host the highly anticipated dedicated themed auction, Chinese Snuff Bottles and Matching Dishes from Private Collections,... [Lire la suite]
05 juillet 2020

A blue and white moonflask, bianhu, Daoguang six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1821-1850)

Lot 134. A blue and white moonflask, bianhu, Daoguang six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1821-1850). Hauteur: 23,5 cm. (9 ¼ in.). Estimate EUR 5,000 - EUR 8,000. Price realised EUR 6,875. © Christie's Image Ltd 2020. Chaque face est moulée en léger relief d'un panneau en forme de pêche orné de chauves-souris et de pêches sur leurs tiges feuillagées, en réserve sur fond de rinceaux de lotus. Le col et l'épaulement sont reliés par des anses coudées se terminant en... [Lire la suite]
12 avril 2020

A fine and massive Ru-type glazed moonflask, Yongzheng six-character seal mark and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 3966. A fine and massive Ru-type glazed moonflask, Yongzheng six-character seal mark and of the period (1723-1735); 21 in. (53.3 cm.) high. Estimate 8,000,000 - HKD 10,000,000. Price realised HKD 7,820,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2012.   The flattened circular body is well-potted rising from the splayed rectangular foot with countersunk base to the pear-shaped mouth above a waisted neck. Applied to the sides is a pair of long strap handles terminating at the shoulder... [Lire la suite]
05 avril 2020

A fine and magnificent Ming-style blue and white moonflask, Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 1319. A fine and magnificent Ming-style blue and white moonflask, Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period (1736-1795); 14 3/8 in. (36.5 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 6,500,000 - HKD 7,500,000. Price Realized HKD 8,520,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2006.   Sturdily potted after a fifteenth-century metal prototype with a slightly domed front and a flattened back, well painted in bright tones of cobalt-blue to each side at the centre with a trigram, Qian on... [Lire la suite]
05 avril 2020

A rare Ming-style blue and white moonflask, Qianlong seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 2167. A rare Ming-style blue and white moonflask, Qianlong seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795); 14 3/8 in. (36.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price Realized USD 93,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014.   The vase has one convex and one flat side, and is supported on a rectangular foot. The convex face has a central domed medallion decorated with a trigram encircled by two dragons within key-fret and ruyi-head borders,... [Lire la suite]

22 mars 2020

A large Ge-type moonflask with handles, Seal mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735)

Lot 3017. A large Ge-type moonflask with handles, Seal mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735); 50.5 cm., 20 in. Estimate 2,000,000 — 3,000,000 HKD. Lot Sold 9,620,000. Photo Sotheby's sturdily potted of compressed quatrelobed form, rising from a splayed foot to a waisted neck of conforming shape, flanked by a pair of openwork handles resembling stylised dragons, covered overall with an opaque bluish-grey glaze suffused with a network of grey crackles, the base inscribed with a... [Lire la suite]
21 mars 2020

A large blue and white moonflask, Qianlong six-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 3422. A large blue and white moonflask, Qianlong six-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795); 20 in. (51 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 400,000 - HKD 600,000. Price realised HKD 1,840,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 Of characteristic compressed form flanked by a pair of dragon-scroll handles at the neck, the body of the moonflask is well painted with a central roundel comprised of a branch bearing peaches and a bat hovering above, surrounded by a composite floral scroll, below a band of trefoils and... [Lire la suite]
03 mars 2020

A fine and very rare underglaze-blue and copper-red moonflask, beihu, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Lot 1895. A fine and very rare underglaze-blue and copper-red moonflask, beihu, Qianlong period (1736-195); 17 5/8 in. (44.7 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 4,000,000 - HKD 6,000,000. Price realised HKD 7,220,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2010. The convex rounded sides each finely painted in rich copper-red crushed raspberry tone with a prominent five-clawed dragon in pursuit of a 'flaming pearl', its eyes picked out in cobalt, surrounded by scattered clouds above breaking waves encircling the base, the... [Lire la suite]
07 février 2020

A small iron-red-decorated blue and white moonflask, Qianlong seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 1669. A small iron-red-decorated blue and white moonflask, Qianlong seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795); 9½ in. (24 cm.) high. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 43,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011.  The flattened rounded body raised on a rounded rectangular foot and painted in shaded iron-red on each side with two phoenixes confronted below a flaming pearl amidst underglaze blue composite foliate scroll bearing various iron-red flowers, the small... [Lire la suite]